The stock markets in the United States ended the trading session with mixed results today. The S&P 500 gained 0.11% while the Dow Jones declined 0.19%.
The Russell 2000 dropped 0.39% while the NASDAQ reached an all-time high for the second day at 5,220.14 points, up by 0.91%. Google’s better than expected financial results for the second quarter propelled the positive momentum of the NASDAQ.
Commenting on the market trends, Bill Schultz, chief investment officer at McQueen, Ball & Associates told Bloomberg, “We’re now watching earnings come out, with the background of what’s going on internationally. It looks like Google had a good earnings report, so that’s helpin